Renewed warning over avian flu pandemic. Scientists have renewed their warnings about the potential global effect of a flu pandemic on health and economy.
Arabs in Foreign Lands. Foreign Policy has an interesting piece by Moises Naim on the disparity between Arabs living in Europe and those in America. Arab Americans have achieved a remarkably high standard of living. In contrast those in Europe live in a poverty zone with low income and high unemployment, especially in Britain. This is a ticking time bomb. Read the piece here.